Can Keppra Be Crushed

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Can Keppra Be Crushed

Can Keppra be crushed if the patient has trouble swallowing

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Keppra should definitely not be crushed. The FDA approved prescribing information for Keppra says, "Swallow the tablets whole. Do not chew or crush tablets. Use the KEPPRA oral solution if you cannot swallow tablets."

If you would like to read the rest of the Keppra prescribing information, go to Keppra's Web site and click on "Prescribing Information" at the bottom of the homepage. This will enable you to download a pdf file all about Keppra. You'll find the prescribing information on page 34.

Karen

Answered by Karen Lee Richards